Cider pressing at Madrid's Walker House Museum Saturday
MADRID – The Madrid Historical Society will be sponsoring a cider pressing demonstration at the Walker House Museum, 191 Cty. Rt. 31, Saturday, Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
People can try their hand at making apple cider or using some of the antique farm equipment on display. The museum will be available for tours including its brand new room and displays.
This is the last day the Walker House Museum will be open for the season, and admission is free. Fresh cider, donuts, and apple treats will be served.
Bored Gamers Game Night Saturday in Potsdam
POTSDAM – The Bored Gamers of Northern New York will host a Game Night at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 at the North Country Community Church fellowship hall. 97 Elm St.
All ages are welcome to attend. Young children should be accompanied by an adult. Participants can choose from games provided or bring their own to share.
Admission is free, donations are accepted. Refreshments will be served. For information, check us out on Facebook at Bored Gamers of Northern New York or email to [email protected].
Oswego County village mayors endorse Ritchie for Senate
Patty Ritchie has been endorsed in her campaign for state Senate by a group of Oswego County village mayors.
Ritchie’s campaign says she’s the only candidate for state Senate who has taken the time to hear their concerns, according to the mayors.
“Candidates have come to our communities and asked us to support them, but only two candidates have stopped to ask our names, listened to our views about the needs of the community, the state and country,” said Central Square Mayor Millard Murphy, speaking of Ritchie and Matt Doheny, the Republican candidate for Congress.
Potsdam’s Patrick Regan appointed to SUNY Potsdam College Council
POTSDAM -- Potsdam native Patrick Regan has been appointed to SUNY Potsdam’s College Council.
His term begins immediately and runs through 2014.
The College Council is the principal local governance body at each unit of the State University of New York. SUNY Potsdam’s council consists of campus lay volunteers who are chosen for their commitment to higher education generally, and SUNY Potsdam specifically.
‘When Pigs Fly’ barbecue dinner in Hammond on Saturday
HAMMOND – A ‘When Pigs Fly’ barbecue dinner will be held Saturday, Oct. 23 beginning at noon at the Hammond Fire Hall.
The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for kids 10 and under.
The meal includes pork barbecue, salt potatoes, beans, roll, beverage and dessert.
A 50/50 raffle and basket raffle will be held.
Proceeds support Seaway Youth for Christ Ministry.
'Magic: The Gathering' tournament in Norwood on Oct. 23
NORWOOD – A DCI Sanctioned Standard 'Magic: The Gathering' tournament will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Norwood Municipal Building. An entry fee of $7 will be collected at the door. For information, call Jeff Whittaker at 393-5251.
Faith L. Schulz and Madison K. Losey of Madrid help with a trial run of cider in preparation for the Madrid Historical Society's 4th annual Fall Fun Day which will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Walker House Museum, Madrid, on Saturday, Oct. 23. Photo by Sara Schulz
Clarkson women battle hockey east foes on the road
Six games into the 2010-11 campaign and the hard work finally paid off for the Clarkson University Women’s Hockey team, which picked up its first win of the season with a come-from-behind victory over its archrival in the final minutes of regulation this past Saturday afternoon.
Sean Scott lifts Saints mens soccer team past Plattsburgh in OT
Junior Sean Scott scored 4:56 into the second overtime as St. Lawrence University's men's soccer team ran its unbeaten streak to a dozen games with a 2-1 win at Plattsburgh State Wednesday afternoon.
The Saints, ranked fifth in the East region by the National Collegiate Soccer Coaches Association edged the 7th-ranked Cardinals in a key non-league matchup for both teams. The Saints have gone 9-0-2 since a early September loss at Geneseo and face a big Liberty League weekend set at Hobart and Hamilton on Saturday and Sunday.
Potsdam volleyball reflects on Costa Rica trip heading into big weekend; preseason tour helped team bond, gain perspective
POTSDAM, N.Y. (10/21/2010)(readMedia)-- As the SUNY Potsdam volleyball team heads into its second-to-last weekend of regular season competition, players and coaches won't soon forget where it all started just over two months ago.
The Bears, who host this weekend's State University of New York Athletic Conference Pool Play event, began preseason training in Costa Rica on Aug. 4. It was the first international trip of any kind in the program's history.